Alexander the Great Deserved the Title "Great" Comparison Essay

Alexander the Great Deserved the Title "Great"
This paper follows the life and times of Alexander the Great in an attempt to prove his greatness.
# 2147 | 1,365 words | 9 sources | 2001 | AU
Published on Sep 20, 2001 in History (Greek and Roman) , History (General)

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The author wrestles with Alexander the Greats' inclinations towards both good and evil in an attempt to show that he deserved the title: "Great". By comparing and contrasting, she is able to build a case that he was, indeed, as his name implies, 'Great'. With some interesting quotes from people that knew Alexander the Great personally.

From the Paper:

"Alexander the Great was a charismatic person who won the heart of the people he ruled throughout his short reign. He led them to victory against their enemies and had a generous nature. There was another side to Alexander though; he could be cruel, irrational and was known for his drunken rages. Despite his faults, Alexander's conquests, achievements and personal traits made him worthy of the title, "the Great." "

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